Notable Women in Law Kathleen Flynn Peterson

Kathleen Flynn Peterson

Partner, Ciresi Conlin LLP


As a former registered nurse, Kathleen Flynn Peterson understands that providing the best care for patients requires speaking up for patients’ needs and speaking out against insti- tutional problems in the medical system. Today, Peterson works as a medical malpractice attorney, advocating against health care injustices by representing individuals and families who experience injury or death as a result of medical negligence. Peterson has particular experience in babies born with birth injuries, birth trauma, and cerebral palsy.

Peterson was named Attorney of the Year by Minnesota Lawyer in 2018 and one of the 500 Leading Lawyers in America by Lawdragon from 2005 to 2018.